Tagasaste – (nitrogen fixing – ideal for nurse plant for establishing orchards and shelterbelts.  Dormancy is broken by putting the seeds in hot water for 5 minutes before planting).


Pea beans -the earliest of the half hardy beans to be cultivated in Europe.  Climber to 2 metres.  Prolific – great steamed in pods, blanched and frozen, or left to dry and beans stored and used for stews and hummus.

Kidney beans – bush bean that needs to be kept well watered.  Leave the pods to dry on plant and then store beans to add to stews, chillis etc..

Shiny Farden Losa Bean – a highly prolific  early and mid season variety renowned for its long and flat, glossy dark green pods.  These straight and entirely stringless pods bear kidney shaped white seeds.  Climber to 1.8 m.

Major Cook Bean – a genuine all-rounder – robust, prolific, succulent pods, shelled beans have supreme flavour and texture.  Its an absolute gem – climber to 2 m.

$3.00 per packet (30 beans) ($1 – postage)

Productive Bulbs

Yacon – $10 (500g), Yams – red and yellow – $6 (500g), Jerusalem Artichoke – $5 (500g), Kowiniwini (maori potatoes) $6 (500g), Garlic – $15 (500g)

($6 postage per kg)

Useful Plants

Comfrey, Borage, Tansy, Pyrethrum, Valerium, Lavender, Willows – basket, pussy, fodder  – $4/pot

Tree Lucerne (Tagasaste) – $3 ($25 for 10)


Strawberries, Cranberry, Rhubarb, Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants, Worcesterberries, Gooseberries, Fig – from $2.50 – $10.00


Various pittosporums, Grisellinia, Corokias, Golden Ake Ake, Various Hebes – from $3.50…

Renga Renga Lilies – $4

Please note that plants must either be picked up, or I can deliver to town. I am unable to post them.


We sell a range of seasonable fruit, vegetables and eggs from the property for people who are staying on site for courses or holiday accommodation.